Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Bishops sign LGBT+ affirmation

Archbishop Don Tamihere, Archbishop Philip Richardson and Bishop Ross Bay have joined more than 170 Episcopal and Anglican bishops in a statement that affirms and celebrates LGBT+ people and their full inclusion in the Church.

Bishops launch ‘Communion forest’

Bishops gathered at the Lambeth Conference travelled to Lambeth Palace on Wednesday, where they planted the first saplings in the “Communion Forest”– a project that asks Anglicans around the globe to plant trees to mark their faith milestones.

Book turns to Aotearoa faith heroes

Archbishop David Moxon's new book highlights heroes of the faith whose ministry crossed the cultural boundaries of Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Bishops gather as Lambeth opens

The 2022 Lambeth Conference opens in the UK today, where hundreds of bishops from across the Anglican Communion’s 165 countries will pray, work and worship together under the theme ‘God’s Church for God’s World.'
• Anti-LGBT line in Human Dignity call draws dissent
• Archbishop of Canterbury lays out Lambeth call themes in first keynote
• Lambeth team upgrades feedback process for calls

Cathedral hosts ‘numinous’ artworks

Auckland-based Aotearoa New Zealand artist Karen Sewell has taken her artwork on spiritual themes south to show at St Paul’s Cathedral Dunedin.

Lambeth seeks new Communion adviser

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is seeking an adviser in Anglican Communion Affairs to work with him on the global relations side of his role.

St John’s College gains new Board

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has appointed an interim Board to oversee the College of St John the Evangelist - Te Whare Wānanga o Hoani Tapu te Kaikauwhau i te Rongopai.

Pentecostals & Anglicans open dialogue

This week the Anglican Communion met to engage in international ecumenical dialogue with the global Pentecostal World Fellowship for the first time as a joint Commission.

CWS opens East Africa Appeal

Christian World Service has opened an appeal to help people struggling to survive amidst the drought-driven food crisis hitting Africa’s Sahel region and the Horn of Africa.
· Children die from hunger as families flee drought
• Timid West must end Russia's food blockade at sea

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